Gearbox Dropped from Colonial Marines Lawsuit


Gearbox Software has been dropped from the ongoing, class-action lawsuit regarding false advertising with the game Aliens: Colonial Marines. Legal action began in 2013, when Gearbox and Sega were both named in a class-action lawsuit by several plaintiffs for falsely advertising the game. The lawsuit entailed that the demo of the game was not representative of the final product, and ... Read More »

Not A Hero — Polygon Rebuttal

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If you’ve been watching TechRaptor at all today, you’ve probably noticed a wave of Not A Hero coverage – our review was a bit late  and we spent some time on some side stuff like my failure video, and the first impression video was held up a bit so we could coordinate it all. I want to bring that up ... Read More »

Batman’s Guide to Preording Arkham Knight

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With the next and final installment in the Batman Arkham franchise releasing in less than a month it’s time to take a look and see what you really get when you’re pre-ordering this game and this is some next level pre-ordering. For those familiar with all of the different pre-order bonuses that came with the launch of Watch_Dogs you might ... Read More »

Interview with David Sterling, Co-Founder of LOOT Interactive

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LOOT Interactive is the new publishing firm that’s making their big debut at this years E3. Once partnered with Sony and creating content for the Playstation® Home, LOOT is now bringing new titles to Playstation systems.  At E3, they play to unveil their first titles, Whispering Willows, Back to Bed, and Velocibox. LOOT has a firm history in the industry, developing apps and ... Read More »

EA Enters Cross-Buying With Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC

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BioWare and Electronic Arts have gone into the realm of cross-buying. A few days ago, BioWare announced that anyone who purchases Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC for last-generation consoles, will get that said DLC for free when they upgrade. The cross-buy promotion works like this; if you purchase any Inquisition DLC for a PS3, you will be able to download that DLC ... Read More »

Not A Hero Review – A Hero to us

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This is an odd review for me – most of the time I review games in genres I play a lot of and am actually good at. By that I mean, I tend to do RPGs, adventures, strategy games – genres where I can break down mechanics and story which are the core of my skill set as a gamer. ... Read More »

UPDATE: Halo: ODST released to early adopters of Master Chief Collection

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The last part of the Halo Master Chief Collection apology from 343 Industries has finally launched after a lot of back and forth this weekend on the suspected release of the product. Last year after all of the complications with the release of Halo: Master Chief Collection for Xbox One, a collection of Master Chiefs four adventures, 343 Industries and ... Read More »

Jade Raymond discusses game industry structure, sexism

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Veteran game developer and former Ubisoft executive Jade Raymond spoke to Forbes earlier this week about the state of her profession. Although the indie scene merited a few mentions – Raymond is lending her time to indie developers before pursuing her next venture – the AAA game sector remained the topic du jour, with Raymond offering several thoughts on the ... Read More »

Game Design: Central Mechanics: Crypt of the NecroDancer

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For one of the videos this week (depending on how much I can get done besides the stuff on my channel), I wanted to focus on game design a little bit with my background in Computer Science. Great game design comes in a variety of forms of course, and it all depends on the audience that you are going for, ... Read More »